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On the Presidential Election: Honoring Grief and Resistance

Dear friends,   As I write this, we do not yet have an outcome to our presidential election, but there is a very real possibility that our current president will lose this election and we will see a path out of the last four years.   Rather than relief, I have been feeling the overwhelming … Continue reading On the Presidential Election: Honoring Grief and Resistance

 


Pro Bono Spotlight: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

For well over a decade, Wilson Sonsini has been a valued pro bono partner of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF), committing numerous hours of work and substantial resources towards fighting for racial, economic, and immigrant justice. Most recently, and in the midst of a global pandemic and … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati



Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar

On September 22, 2020, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) presented our Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar providing an in-depth, online training in asylum law and procedure, best practices by seasoned immigration attorneys, and a discussion of hot topics relevant to recent developments in this rapidly changing area of law. 



Statement on Senator Kamala Harris’ Vice President Candidacy

The Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area would like to congratulate Senator Kamala Harris on being selected as a candidate for the office of Vice President of the United States. A longtime supporter of the Lawyers’ Committee, Senator Harris served on our board and was our board … Continue reading Statement on Senator Kamala Harris’ Vice President Candidacy



Pro Bono Spotlight: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC

A History of More than Fifty Years of Partnership, Commitment and Collaboration The partnership between Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (“Pillsbury”) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (“LCCRSF”) begins with the organization’s birth. During the civil rights movement of the sixties, lawyers around the country in major metropolitan … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC